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Could be better maintained . You need a car to access it. Nice views around . rather small . Full... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vasilios C
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Worth the climb!

You must do this if you are in Zante Town! Wear comfortable walking shoes though as the climb is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Zakynthos Town, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Could be better maintained . You need a car to access it. Nice views around . rather small . Full of trees and green

Thank Vasilios C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You must do this if you are in Zante Town! Wear comfortable walking shoes though as the climb is long and seriously steep in places and then at the top, in the castle grounds there is a carpet of pine needles you don't want stuck...More

Thank ClaireyB2274
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the castle on a very hot day. It was pretty much what we expected - ruins overrun with trees. The ruins all had information boards outside explaining what you were looking at and giving you an idea of the history of the area....More

Thank Nicki M
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Not much to see if the castle as it's all in ruins but the views are worth the visit It would be good if they gave you an information booklet for the €4 entry fee but all you get is your ticket

Thank HevMax
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We visited without reading reviews, still haven't read them but don't waste your time. There is nothing to see here, just a lot of trees and some extremely basic structures, there is no castle, not even a draw bridge or surrounding wall where you can...More

Thank Soula A
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The fortress itself is not something of its own, because it was destroyed in an earthquake, but it is nice to visit, because the impression is that Zakynthos is not an island of the new age but that it has centuries of time. The entry...More

Thank milasindinka
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I am a castle and ruins geek, so this was a beautiful place for me! We walked up from Zakynthos town quite early in the morning - about 30 minutes, and passed a few pleasant hours in peace and tranquillity. There isn't much to see...More

1  Thank Maria M
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We caught a taxi up to the castle as we could not be bothered to walk which cost us 8 euros and then a taxi back to our hotel in Kalamaki for 15 euros. The cost of entry as 4 euros each which was quite...More

2  Thank chriswood72
Reviewed 2 July 2017

You don't see much just some walls and remains of buildings, but it's a nice quite place to learn a bit history of the island.

Thank Berghammer87
Reviewed 3 June 2017

After a long walk up we. found the castle or what remains of it. We thought 4 euros each quite expensive when there is little to see and no toilet facilities or refreshments on site.(well both closed at the end of May) Lovely views over...More

1  Thank jeanwhatling
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17 September 2016|
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Response from Lisa E | Reviewed this property |
Since we took wrong on the time and days I doubt I am the one who answer the openinh hours. But I'd believe you can take that in, in a smaller bag or something. I took my camerabag in and there were no problems.
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9 August 2016|
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Response from Geoff H | Reviewed this property |
I think the other answers have this covered but I would echo what they have said. If I were coming from the town then I would probably take a taxi there, or enjoy the lovely walk up through the trees (if you can find the... More